|Andersonville Diary, Escape And List Of The Dead - John L. Ransom|
LibriVox recording of Andersonville Diary, Escape And List Of The Dead by John L. Ransom. Read in English by David Wales John L. Ransom was the quartermaster of Company A, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War and a Union prisoner in the infamous Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. This is his diary which he published some few years after the end of the Civil War. Note that in pages 193 through 301 are included 1) List of the Dead and 2) Recapitulation of Deaths...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; diary; American civil war; prisoner of war; civil war; soldier; Confederacy; prison; georgia; andersonville; andersonville prison; camp sumter; union soldier
Downloads: 2,635 (2 reviews)
|A German Deserter's War Experience - Anonymous|
LibriVox recording of A German Deserter's War Experience by Anonymous. (Translated by Julius Koettgen.) Read in English by Lee Smalley The author of this 1917 narrative, who escaped from Germany and military service after 14 months of fighting in France, did not wish to have his name made public, fearing reprisals against his relatives. The vivid description of the life of a common German soldier during “The Great War” aroused much interest when it was published in the United States in seria...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; World War I; memoir; german military
Downloads: 84,039 (2 reviews)
|The Riddle Ring - Justin McCarthy|
LibriVox recording of The Riddle Ring, by Justin McCarthy (1830–1912). Read by Ruth Golding. This romantic mystery - or mysterious romance - tells the tale of jilted lover, Jim Conrad, who discovers an unusual gold ring while on a visit to Paris. What is the story of the ring? Why is Clelia Vine so sad? Who is the nameless 'chief'? And how is a dour English barber in a Parisian salon mixed up in all this? The novel, published in 1896, was written by Justin McCarthy, an Irish nationalist, Liber...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; romance; mystery; victorian fiction; novel
Downloads: 3,974 (3 reviews)
|The Faerie Queene, Book 5 - Edmund Spenser|
LibriVox recording of The Faerie Queene, Book 5, by Edmund Spenser. The Fifth Book of the Faerie Queene contayning the Legende of Artegall or of Ivstice. This masterpiece was never completed, but it continues to be one of the most beautiful and important works of literature ever written. Spenser wrote it as a paean to the Virgin Queen Elizabeth, and to the golden age which he believed she had brought to England...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audiobooks; Poetry; myths; legennd; Elizabethan
Downloads: 4,472 (1 review)
|Les Misérables, Vol. 4 - Victor Hugo|
LibriVox recording of Les Misérables, Vol. 4, by Victor Hugo. This is volume 4 of 5. -- An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the way, the ex-convict joins a revolution, adopts a daughter, and beats people up. Hooray. (Summary by smileyman457) Read by LibriVox volunteers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the Lib...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audio book; novel; fiction; romance
Downloads: 38,127 (1 review)
|A Soldier's Letters to Charming Nellie - Joseph Benjamin Polley|
LibriVox recording of A Soldier's Letters to Charming Nellie by Joseph Benjamin Polley. Read in English by Dale Latham; asterix; Denise Nordell Whether written in camp, in hospital, or in hospitable home, the letters tell a plain, unvarnished, and true story of the observations and experiences, the impressions and feelings, of a soldier whose only personal regret is that he could not be one of those whose paroles at Appomattox are patents incontestable that they fought for the right as they saw...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; letters; civil war; battle; Virginia; confederate army; texas brigade; hood's texans; polley; nellie; confederate soldier; manassas
Downloads: 176 (1 review)
|The House of the Whispering Pines - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Carolin Kaiser. The country club house The Whispering Pines was closed for the winter, but only one day after he locked the place personally, the narrator sees smoke come out of the chimney. He decides to investigate and enters the house. Hidden in the dark, he sees the sister of his fiance, the girl he secretly loves, run out of the house with tears in her eyes...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; detective; sweetwater; murder; crime
Downloads: 6,332 (1 review)
|The Circular Study - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Christine Dufour In this well-plotted, character-driven mystery, Detective Gryce receives a cryptic message calling him to the scene of a “strange” crime. He soon finds that the adjective is correct, for in a quiet brownstone house in a respectable New York City neighborhood, he finds the body of a man brutally stabbed to death, yet lovingly laid out on the floor of his study...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction; New York City' detective fiction
Downloads: 9,919 (4 reviews)
|Lady Audley's Secret - Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s first novel, Lady Audley’s Secret, was one of the most popular English novels of its day. Published serially in 1862, it tells the story of the lovely Lucy Graham, who becomes Lady Audley at the beginning of the novel, and who conceals a scandalous secret from her new husband and his family. The plot, which includes madness, bigamy, attempted murder, and seduction, made this a shocking but highly successful story for V...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; fiction; braddon; lady audleys secret; librivox
Downloads: 191,939 (7 reviews)
|A Cousin's Conspiracy - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of A Cousin's Conspiracy, by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Abigail Rasmussen. Ernest Ray is a young boy who sets out to reclaim the inheritance that was unjustly with held from his father and given to a cousin. (Introduction by Abigail Rasmussen) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; young adult; children; horatio alger; cousin's conspiracy
Downloads: 4,863 (2 reviews)
|Ralestone Luck - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton. Read in English by Gabriel Glenn Rupert Ralestone is officially the Marquess of Lorne--but with no family money or prestige, the title is worthless. He and his younger brother and sister return to the old family homestead--Pirate's Haven. Their only hope is to find the family's talisman, a great sword, and restore it to its proper place. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; pirates; hidden treasure
Downloads: 1,919 (1 review)
|Clara Vaughan, Vol I. - Richard Doddridge Blackmore|
LibriVox recording of Clara Vaughan, Vol I. by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Denise Nordell; Ellen Preckel; Claire Schreuder; Anna Simon; Katie McClain; WoollyBee; KHand CLARA VAUGHAN, the young heroine, narrator, and namesake for R. D. Blackmore’s early detective novel, is determined to solve the mystery of her father’s murder—a crime that occurred when she was only 10 years of age...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 542 (2 reviews)
|A Doll's House - Henrik Ibsen|
LibriVox recording of A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen. Read by Aleithia, Elizabeth Klett, mb, David Muncaster, Anna Simon, Miranda Stinson, Jordan Schneider, Andy, Alana Jordan,. A Doll's House, written two years after The Pillars of Society, was the first of Ibsen's plays to create a sensation and is now perhaps his most famous play, and required reading in many secondary schools and universities. The play was highly controversial when first published, as it is sharply critical of 19th Century m...
Keywords: doll; house; drama; fiction; play; ibsen; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 83,770 (3 reviews)
|The Mayor's Wife - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Mayor's Wife, by Anna Katharine Green. Miss Saunders is out for an adventure. One which is full of secrets, hints, and half-lies. One which will require all of her wits. She is to be a companion to the Mayor's wife. The lady is unhappy, and the reason for her grave unhappiness is more serious than you think... (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery
Downloads: 3,745 (1 review)
|The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas|
LibriVox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. Read by David Clarke. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo is an adventure novel and one of the author's most popular works. He completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838 (from just before the Hundred Days to the reign of Louis-Philippe of France)...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; Fiction; Historical; Adventure; Swashbuckling; Revenge; Forgiveness; Napoleon; Louis-Phillipe; Edmond Dantes
Downloads: 49,976 (7 reviews)
|Adam Bede - George Eliot|
LibriVox recording of Adam Bede, by George Eliot Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university studies of 19th century English literature. The story's plot follows four characters rural lives in the fictional community of Hayslope—a rural, pastoral and...
Keywords: eliot; fiction; romance; literature; audiobooks; librivox
Downloads: 102,445 (2 reviews)
|The Middle of Things - J.S. Fletcher|
LibriVox recording of The Middle of Things, by J.S. Fletcher. Read by Kehinde. A habitual late night stroll down Markendale Square plunges Viner into the middle of things most mysterious and most perplexing. A murder, an imposter, secret papers, all combine to mystify even the police themselves. Is Hyde as innocent of the crime as he claims? What is the clue of the veiled woman and the diamond ring? Things are not what they seem to be and how can Viner prove the man’s innocence? (Summary by Ke...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; mystery
Downloads: 63,964 (6 reviews)
|Captains Courageous - Rudyard Kipling|
LibriVox recording of Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Mark F. Smith. Real men don't take guff from snotty kids. Neither does Disko Troop, skipper of the "We're Here", a fishing schooner out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, when his crew fishes Harvey Cheyne out of the Atlantic. There's no place on the Grand Banks for bystanders, so Harvey is press-ganged into service as a replacement for a man lost overboard and drowned...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; adventure; saltwater fishing; rescues; teenage boys
Downloads: 48,465 (5 reviews)
|Helping Himself, or Grant Thornton's Ambition - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Helping Himself, by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Richard and Sharon Kilmer with special help from Buddy Helping Himself, or Grant Thornton's Ambition deals with the grit and determination of Grant, a 15 year old farmer's boy whose father is dead and in order to pay his minister father's debts, and to help his mother deal with their abject poverty young Grant postpones his college education to take a job as a Wall Street broker's clerk...
Keywords: alger; succeeding; librivox; audiobook; YA; teen
Downloads: 1,644 (2 reviews)
|The Time Machine - H.G. Wells|
LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. The Time Machine is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895, later made into two films of the same title. This novel is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively. (Summary from wikipedia.org) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if a...
Keywords: librivox; fiction; hgwells; H.G. Wells; audiobook; sci-fi; science fiction
Downloads: 181,956 (6 reviews)
|The Woman in the Alcove - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Woman in the Alcove, by Anna Katharine Green "I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest—up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate." Thus begins this mystery told by Anna Katharine Green, one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and renowned for writing well plotted, legally accurate stories.(Summary by Annise) For further information, inc...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; woman author
Downloads: 16,832 (3 reviews)
|The India Wharf - Sara Teasdale|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The India Wharf by Sara Teasdale. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for JUne 29, 2014. Read in English by Andrew K Waugh; Algy Pug; Anders Stigö; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Jason Mills; J Korth; Jannie Meisberger; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson and Rosslyn Carlyle. Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), ple...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; romance; poetry
Downloads: 131 (1 review)
|Adrift in New York - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Adrift in New York, by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Bridget Gaige. John Linden is a very wealthy man. The people who should inherit his property are his nephew, Curtis Waring, his niece Florence Linden, and his long lost son - if alive. John thinks it would be best if Florence and Curtis were married, and makes it a requirement if Florence wishes to have any of the property. A boy named Dodger was sent to steal one of the wills of John Linden so that Curtis would inherit all ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Alger; New York
Downloads: 134,623 (2 reviews)
|Ragged Dick - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Ragged Dick, by Horatio Alger. Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting "the American Dream" of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through "luck and pluck". Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to "grow up 'spectable," and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; teens; alger; ragged dick
Downloads: 76,376 (3 reviews)
|Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley|
LibriVox recording of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Read by Cori Samuel. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the British author Mary Shelley. Shelley wrote the novel when she was 18 years old. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818, and this audiobook is read from that text. Shelley's name appeared on the revised third edition, published in 1831...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; horror; science; science fiction
Downloads: 87,986 (1 review)
|Maria: or, the Wrongs of Woman - Mary Wollstonecraft|
LibriVox recording of Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft. Read by BumbleVee. Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman is Mary Wollstonecraft's unfinished novelistic sequel to her revolutionary political treatise A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. It was published posthumously in 1798 by her husband, William Godwin. Maria revolves around the story of a woman imprisoned in an insane asylum by her husband, and focuses on the societal rather than the individual "wrongs of woman"...
Keywords: librivox; audio; wollstonecraft
Downloads: 4,062 (1 review)
|The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli|
LibriVox recording of The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli. Read by Paul Adams. The Prince (Italian: Il Principe) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. The descriptions within The Prince have the general theme of accepting that ends of princes, such as glory, and indeed survival, can justify the use of immoral means to achieve those ends...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; advice; politics; war
Downloads: 101,450 (1 review)
|Di Zi Gui - Li Yuexiu|
LibriVox recording of 弟子规 Di Zi Gui by 李毓秀 Li Yuexiu, read in Cantonese, Hakka and Mandarin Chinese, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers and has a link to the text. Di Zi Gui (弟子规), in English, means the Standards for being a Good Student and Child. It is an ancient book based on the teaching of the great Confucius that emphasises on the basic requisites for being a good person and guidelines for living in harmony with other...
Keywords: librivox; literature; China; Chinese; philosophy; education; advice
Downloads: 28,129 (1 review)
|The Millionaire Baby - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Dawn Larsen A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive or dead, of his six-year-old daughter, Gwendolen, missing since the afternoon of August the 16th, from her home in New York.(quote from the book) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availabl...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobooks; mystery; kidnapping
Downloads: 12,673 (2 reviews)
|Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym - Poe, Edgar Allan|
Librivox recording of The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is Edgar Allan Poe's only complete novel, published in 1838. The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym who stows away aboard a whaling ship called Grampus. Various adventures and mis-adventures befall Pym including shipwreck, mutiny and cannibalism. The story starts out as a fairly conventional adventure at sea, but it becomes increasingly strange and hard to clas...
Keywords: nantucket, adventure, poe, librivox
Downloads: 51,296 (3 reviews)
|The Borough Treasurer - J. S. Fletcher|
LibriVox recording of The Borough Treasurer by J. S. Fletcher. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. Messrs. Mallalieu and Cotherstone were outsiders who had built a prosperous business in Highmarket and even been elected as Mayor and Treasurer of the borough. But when an ex-detective moves to town, 30 years of respectability is suddenly threatened by revelations from the past. (Summary by MaryAnn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 978 (2 reviews)
|The House in the Mist - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The House in the Mist, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Carolin. It was a night to drive any man indoors. Not only was the darkness impenetrable, but the raw mist enveloping hill and valley made the open road anything but desirable to a belated wayfarer like myself. Being young, untrammeled, and naturally indifferent to danger, I was not averse to adventure; and having my fortune to make, was always on the lookout for El Dorado, which, to ardent souls, lies ever beyond the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; inheritance; revenge; greed
Downloads: 15,334 (3 reviews)
|The Amethyst Box - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Amethyst Box, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Carolin. On the evening before his marriage, Sinclair loses a precious curiosity from his collection: an amethyst box, containing a tiny flask of deadly poison. He suspects that this poison is in the possession of either his betrothed or her cousin, the girl his best friend Worthington loves. Turning to Worthington for help, they try to recover the box before the poison can be administered.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery
Downloads: 4,895 (3 reviews)
|The Diary of a Superfluous Man - Ivan Turgenev|
LibriVox recording of The Diary of a Superfluous Man, by Ivan Turgenev. Read by Martin Geeson. Turgenev's shy hero, Tchulkaturin, is a representative example of a Russian archetype - the "superfluous man", a sort of Hamlet not necessarily dignified with the title Prince: an individual of comfortable means leading a dreary existence, without purpose and led on by events which may, as in this story, engulf him...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Ivan Turgenev; diary; superfluous man
Downloads: 7,951 (4 reviews)
|Lilith - George MacDonald|
LibriVox recording of Lilith, by George MacDonald. Read by Pete Williams, Pittsburgh, PA. Lilith, written by the father of fantasy literature, George MacDonald, was first published in 1895. Its importance was recognized in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fifth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in September, 1969. Lilith is considered among the darkest of MacDonald's works, and among the most profound...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fantasy; macdonald
Downloads: 61,604 (5 reviews)
|Agatha Webb - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Librivox volunteers. A universally beloved woman has been murdered. But who would have the heart to kill Agatha Webb? Would her husband do it for money matters? Or would it be the cook, who died at about the same time? Or would it be the rich and well-connected Mr. Fredrick, who ran away into the woods? This work is also for feminist fiction lovers...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; murder; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 7,563 (4 reviews)
|The Branding Iron - Katharine Newlin Burt|
LibriVox recording of The Branding Iron, by Katharine Newlin Burt. Read by Roger Melin. From the cold and mountainous regions of Wyoming to the bright lights of the big city, The Branding Iron is the story of a remarkable woman, Joan Carver. Born of poor means, at a fairly young age Joan decides to leave her father and strike out on her own, but she is to face more difficulties and hardships than she had reckoned for, and the men she encounters on her way share different means of dealing with he...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; women
Downloads: 2,872 (2 reviews)
|Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson|
LibriVox recording of Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Mark F. Smith. This is the extraordinary tale of a boy, Jim Hawkins, who comes into possession of Captain Flint's treasure map, after a buccaneer takes a room at his inn and later dies. The map spreads its ill luck to all who know of it.A local squire outfits a ship to voyage to the Treasure Island, unearth the treasure, and bring it home...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; sea stories
Downloads: 7,495 (1 review)
|The Story of the Treasure Seekers - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Treasure Seekers, by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage. This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; nesbit
Downloads: 95,140 (8 reviews)
|The Man Who was Thursday, A Nightmare - G.K. Chesterton|
LibriVox recording of The Man who was Thursday, a Nightmare, by G.K. Chesterton. Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz. In a surreal turn-of-the-century London, Gabriel Syme, a poet, is recruited to a secret anti-anarchist taskforce at Scotland Yard. Lucian Gregory, an anarchist poet, is the only poet in Saffron Park, until he loses his temper in an argument over the purpose of poetry with Gabriel Syme, who takes the opposite view...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; chesterton
Downloads: 272,363 (8 reviews)
|The Shadows - George MacDonald|
"Old Ralph Rinkelmann made his living by comic sketches, and all but lost it again by tragic poems. So he was just the man to be chosen king of the fairies..." George MacDonald (December 10, 1824 – September 18, 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. Though no longer well known, his works (particularly his fairy tales and fantasy novels) have inspired admiration in such notables as W...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fantasy
Downloads: 18,102 (2 reviews)
|Idylls of the King - Alfred, Lord Tennyson|
LibriVox recording of Idylls of the King by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Idylls of the King, published between 1856 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failure to lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming to pow...
Keywords: librivox; audio; poetry; tennyson; arthur; camelot; guinevere
Downloads: 11,139 (1 review)
|A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories - Bill Nye|
LibriVox recording of A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories by Bill Nye. Read in English by Don W. JenkinsBill Nye was a respected journalist who also became known as a humorist. His short pieces range from a description of a visit to a friend residing in Ludlow prison, to “advice” to a son, to a wry commentary on his visits to Oakland, California. From real estate “investments” to accounts of less than ideal train passengers, Mr...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 719 (2 reviews)
|The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Carolin Kaiser A man has been shot dead in his house. Ebenezer Gryce is on the case, but he has no leads, no witnesses, no evidence -- until he decides to talk to the neighbors of the victim, a blind doctor and his beautiful wife.. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; Detective; blind doctor
Downloads: 2,485 (2 reviews)
|The Marvelous Land of Oz (Dramatic Reading) - L. Frank Baum|
LibriVox recording of The Marvelous Land of Oz (Dramatic Reading) by L. Frank Baum. Read in English The Marvelous Land of Oz Being an account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman and also the strange experiences of the highly magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkin-head, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz. (Summary by L. Frank Baum) Cast: Narrator: Bob NeufeldTip, Ozma: Charlotte DuckettMombi: Shauna KennettJack Pumpkinhead: Jeff K...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 2,728 (2 reviews)
|Quo Vadis - Henryk Sienkiewicz|
LibriVox recording of Quo Vadis, by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Read by David Leeson. Sienkiewicz’s epic novel of ancient Rome finds the Empire at the height of her power and splendor, but struggling with the madness and cruelty of the Emperor Nero. A new religion is sweeping across the world, causing many Romans to wonder and leading many others to sacrifice everything for it. Yet, even as a great city burns and darkness threatens to overwhelm the age, hope is found in the love of the Roman tribune M...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; historical fiction; Rome; Nero; Christianity
Downloads: 20,181 (2 reviews)
|The Forsaken Inn - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Richard Kilmer Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn during the time of the American and French Revolutions, "The Forsaken Inn" is a locked-room mystery that keeps readers guessing about what has happened. A young couple stays at the inn for the night, and goes on their way in the morning .....
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Mystery; Crime
Downloads: 3,351 (1 review)
|The Heron Nest - W. Bert Foster|
LibriVox recording of The Heron Nest by W. Bert Foster. Read in English by Bellona Times Pleasant family drama set in early 1900's or late 1890's upstate New York. The Herron clan, led by heroic, inventive, handicapped older brother Billy, has fallen on hard times due to one of the depressions that occurred before the Great one of the 30's. He manages to charm their way out of the tenements and into the country where he and his younger siblings farm their way to success, albeit on a small, Walt...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Americana; faith; family; Gardening
Downloads: 1,093 (1 review)
|X Y Z - A Detective Story - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of X. Y. Z. - A Detective Story, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Carolin Kaiser. "Sometimes in the course of his experience, a detective, while engaged in ferreting out the mystery of one crime, runs inadvertently upon the clue to another. But rarely has this been done in a manner more unexpected or with attendant circumstances of greater interest than in the instance I am now about to relate...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; mystery; detective
Downloads: 15,569 (4 reviews)
|Three Men and a Maid - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Three Men and a Maid, by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. This book with two titles, Three Men and a Maid in the USA and The Girl on the Boat in the UK is a typical PG Wodehouse romantic comedy, involving, at various times: a disastrous talent quest, a lawyer with a revolver, a bulldog with a mind of his own and a suit of armour! The maid, or marriageable young woman, of the American title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet...
Keywords: librivox; humor; romantic; wodehouse; audiobook; comedy
Downloads: 50,826 (3 reviews)